Economists were cautiously optimistic in their predictions for what 2020 would hold for the state’s economy. What none of them saw coming—what nobody saw coming—was the COVID-19 pandemic and the crippling economic damage it would cause.
SBA Pacific Northwest Regional Administrator Jeremy Field stresses the importance of supporting small businesses this holiday shopping season.
Former Senator Mark Begich shares views on the importance of continued investment in downtown Anchorage even (and especially) in these tough times.
“Every nonprofit in this state is nervous about the future. If we are going to recover, we will need more community support than ever. That means we need to defeat Ballot Measure 1,” says Flora Teo, president of Junior Achievement of Alaska.
Local manufacturing businesses and jobs have experienced a resurgence in recent years that needs to continue for our state’s livelihood and connection to the global economy.
Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Anchorage Community Land Trust Announce “Love, Anchorage – A Box of Neighborhood Goods”
The “Love, Anchorage” box features an assortment of curated goods from favorite neighborhood businesses and represents businesses from the Mountain View, Fairview, Spenard, and Downtown neighborhoods.
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act updates the original provisions under the CARES Act and addresses some further limitations that were later imposed by the Treasury. For most small businesses, this update will be very positive.
Here is a look at some of Alaska’s businesses that are doing good for their communities.
To combat the economic impacts related to COVID-19 on small businesses in every town across America, the US Chamber of Commerce launched the Save Small Business Initiative.
Levi Adams of Forage and Farm and Andrew Jylkka of Southeast Dough Company, have won the two $1,500 prizes in the third annual Sitka Food Business Innovation Contest.